INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Christina Ward-Niven holds an MFA in Fiction from Warren Wilson College’s Program for Writers. She also earned a BA in English from The College of William and Mary and an MS in Journalism from Boston University. She worked as a nonfiction writer and editor for several organizations in Washington, D.C., before moving to Charlottesville and shifting her focus to fiction. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Virginia Quarterly Review, Fiction Writers Review, CRAFT Literary, and elsewhere. She won second place in the 2016 American Short Fiction short-story contest.

WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT CHRISTINA

“She is professional and respectful and structured.”

“Instructor was good at steering discussion, covering each lesson plan, but allowed students to talk.”

“Christina was great. She was informed and kept things moving. She facilitated the personalities well.”

“She did a great job of structuring and managing the workshop. Also gave good feedback.”

“The instructor was very welcoming and put everyone at ease.”